UK BASKETBALL | X-factors to watch during Kentucky vs. Ottawa

11/02/2015 05:52 PM

LEXINGTON — The Kentucky Wildcats tipoff the 2015-16 season tonight with an exhibition game against Ottawa University at Rupp Arena.

The Wildcats enter the season ranked No. 1 in the preseason coaches poll, No. 2 in the preseason AP poll, and attempting to reach to reach the Final Four for the fifth time in six seasons.

The Braves hail from Ottawa, Kansas — not Canada — and are a private, non-profit, religious liberal arts college in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Yeah, the matchup is just “a little” lopsided, but what else do you expect from an exhibition game?

To help keep things interesting, KSTV picked two Kentucky X-factors to watch out for during the game:

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